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On Beats & Balls athletes, of the professional kind, talk to us about sport and music. It's not too deep, we have fun interviews and they share stories on the role music played/plays in their lives. Oh, and we my have a killer play list at the end of the series. Beats & Balls is hosted by the dreadlocked Jordan Jarrett-Byran( Channel 4 News sports reporter/ Paralympics broadcaster) and he is joined by his mate Zeke. Jordan has be known to read the proper Channel 4 News, from time to time. Zeke has wanted to. Episode guests .. Former Wimbledon FC Crazy Gang member, Brentford FC and Jamaican International Marcus Gayle reveals his top five tunes of all time, the music of the Crazy Gang dressing room. The music that was really played on the Jamaican Reggae Boyz World Cup 98 bus, why Arsene Wegner blocked the plug sockets when the Crazy Gang came to Highbury and bizarre ways of celebrating a Tony Yeboah goal. Not enough? We can jam and pack some more.. The dynamic footballing twins of West Ham and Gillingham Womens teams Mollie & Rosie Kmita let you know who is best selector for car journeys, who bosses the dressing room duke box( should that be bluetooth wireless speaker?) and which musical icons they compare themselves to. Saving the best to, well, till we did the interview, retired Team GB Olympic sprinter Jeanette Kwakye, now a busy bee sports broadcaster, shares a track side tale or two. You have one where Jeanette lets us in on what track based athletes are listening to on their BIG headphones. The other tale is about the unexpected message that Whitey Houston sent her while she was focusing on her final Olympic race. Enjoy, we will be back next month, for more athletes sharing insider stories about their sport and music.

On Beats & Balls athletes, of the professional kind, talk to us about sport and music. It's not too deep, we have fun interviews and they share stories on the role music played/plays in their lives. Oh, and we my have a killer play list at the end of the series. Beats & Balls is hosted by the dreadlocked Jordan Jarrett-Byran( Channel 4 News sports reporter/ Paralympics broadcaster) and he is joined by his mate Zeke. Jordan has be known to read the proper Channel 4 News, from time to time. Zeke has wanted to. Episode guests .. Former Wimbledon FC Crazy Gang member, Brentford FC and Jamaican International Marcus Gayle reveals his top five tunes of all time, the music of the Crazy Gang dressing room. The music that was really played on the Jamaican Reggae Boyz World Cup 98 bus, why Arsene Wegner blocked the plug sockets when the Crazy Gang came to Highbury and bizarre ways of celebrating a Tony Yeboah goal. Not enough? We can jam and pack some more.. The dynamic footballing twins of West Ham and Gillingham Womens teams Mollie & Rosie Kmita let you know who is best selector for car journeys, who bosses the dressing room duke box( should that be bluetooth wireless speaker?) and which musical icons they compare themselves to. Saving the best to, well, till we did the interview, retired Team GB Olympic sprinter Jeanette Kwakye, now a busy bee sports broadcaster, shares a track side tale or two. You have one where Jeanette lets us in on what track based athletes are listening to on their BIG headphones. The other tale is about the unexpected message that Whitey Houston sent her while she was focusing on her final Olympic race. Enjoy, we will be back next month, for more athletes sharing insider stories about their sport and music.
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On Beats & Balls athletes, of the professional kind, talk to us about sport and music. It's not too deep, we have fun interviews and they share stories on the role music played/plays in their lives. Oh, and we my have a killer play list at the end of the series. Beats & Balls is hosted by the dreadlocked Jordan Jarrett-Byran( Channel 4 News sports reporter/ Paralympics broadcaster) and he is joined by his mate Zeke. Jordan has be known to read the proper Channel 4 News, from time to time. Zeke has wanted to. Episode guests .. Former Wimbledon FC Crazy Gang member, Brentford FC and Jamaican International Marcus Gayle reveals his top five tunes of all time, the music of the Crazy Gang dressing room. The music that was really played on the Jamaican Reggae Boyz World Cup 98 bus, why Arsene Wegner blocked the plug sockets when the Crazy Gang came to Highbury and bizarre ways of celebrating a Tony Yeboah goal. Not enough? We can jam and pack some more.. The dynamic footballing twins of West Ham and Gillingham Womens teams Mollie & Rosie Kmita let you know who is best selector for car journeys, who bosses the dressing room duke box( should that be bluetooth wireless speaker?) and which musical icons they compare themselves to. Saving the best to, well, till we did the interview, retired Team GB Olympic sprinter Jeanette Kwakye, now a busy bee sports broadcaster, shares a track side tale or two. You have one where Jeanette lets us in on what track based athletes are listening to on their BIG headphones. The other tale is about the unexpected message that Whitey Houston sent her while she was focusing on her final Olympic race. Enjoy, we will be back next month, for more athletes sharing insider stories about their sport and music.

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Episodes

6: Fan songs : The Good, The Bad and The Arsenal

4/17/2019
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A special on footballs fan songs. Who has the best, the worst and the so so? Beats & Balls hosts JJB and Natasha Henry probe guests journalist Raphael Honigstien and football fan media presenters Flex( The United Stand) and Neil Atkinson ( The Anfield Wrap) about the origins of some their clubs most popular fan songs of the 2018/2019 season. - WARNING THIS SHOW CONTAINS SOME CURSE WORDS. PLEASE LISTEN TO SOMETHING ELSE IF EASILY OFFENDED. THANK YOU. Show notes Songs we would have played if...

Duration:00:46:29

5: Fan songs

4/14/2019
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Dedicated discussion on football fan songs, the good, the bad, and the Arsenal.. JJB and guest co-pilot Natasha Henry are joined by a heavy weight cast of fan media reps including Flex from @theuntiedstand and the FlexNRantsshow, Neil Atkinson of @theanfeildwrap and Raphael Honigstein, journalist/ author of Das Reboot and Bring The Noise: Jurgen Klopp.. WARNING CONTAINS A FEW SWEAR WORDS.. please listen to something else if you are easily offended.

Duration:00:45:38

4: Kish Kash - The world's most stylish football shirt

4/7/2019
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Welcome to Bests & Balls : the extra portion. This is an extended/ alternative version of the interview with UK streetwear legend, brand consultant @kasihkas1, the man with over 2,000 pairs of sneakers. In this extended interview Kish Kash gives us his lowdown on the history of sneaker culture into the mainstream, the relationship between tennis wear and football, the connection between hip hop and football and the most stylish football kits on the planet. This is first in the series of...

Duration:00:17:36

3: Style and Fashion

3/10/2019
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Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and Zeke once again exlpore the cultural of football beyond what happens on the pitch. Recorded during London Fashion Week this episode explores the connection between style, fashion and sport. Show guest include football influencer/ content creator Konrad Borzy taking football boots. The ultimate sneakers colllector and brand consultant, Kish Kish, who at the last count had over 20,000 pairs. Kish Kash gives us the laydown and a little history on the relationship...

Duration:00:53:21

2: Eps 2 : Swagger edition featuring Rants N Bants and Renne Hector

1/20/2019
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Hosted by Jordan Jarrett-Bryan and Zeke with studio guest, journalist,Natasha Henry. This months feature theme is swagger in football. What does it mean and who has it the most!! Special guest to inform us about swag is social media legend Rants N Bants . Warning!! Rants pulls no punches in his opinions. We also feature Spurs ladies Centre Half Renne Hector, who tells us why she gave up a musical career for football.

Duration:00:45:08

1: Beats & Balls show 1

8/27/2018
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Jordan Jarrett-Byran( Channel 4 News sports reporter/ Paralympics broadcaster) is joined by co-host Zeke to bring you fresh content from the worlds of sport and music. Jordan and Zeke speak to atheltes and find out how music was instrumental in influencing and shaping their careers. Expect to hear revealing stories not previously heard beyond the changing room. The first show of the new season features former Wimbledon F.C Crazy Gang member Marcus Gayle, retired Team GB Olympic sprinter...

Duration:01:04:39